An employee works on the production line of a smart electricity meter manufacturing plant in Nantong in eastern China's Jiangsu province. Photo: AP

China Premier invokes Isaac Newton in calling for revamp of ‘rigid’ Chinese research to fight US tech war

  • Scientists in China to be given ‘more freedom to explore without fear’, if ‘rigid’ China is to compete with West on technology, says Premier Li Keqiang
  • Li spoke at seminar hosted by Chinese science fund, also attended by Vice-Premier and chief trade negotiator Liu He
Topic |   US-China trade war

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An employee works on the production line of a smart electricity meter manufacturing plant in Nantong in eastern China's Jiangsu province. Photo: AP
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